‘Armed and Dangerous’ Attempted Murder Suspect Sought by Long Beach Police

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Long Beach police asked for help Thursday in their search for an attempted murder suspect who they said should be considered armed and dangerous.

Mario Aguilar Jr. is seen in a photo provided by the Long Beach Police Department.

Mario Aguilar Jr. is seen in a photo provided by the Long Beach Police Department.

Mario Aguilar Jr., a 31-year-old resident of La Puente, was accused of stabbing the mother of his children several times on Oct. 18 at a home in the area of Santa Fe Avenue and Pacific Coast Highway, the Long Beach Police Department stated in a news release.

The victim, who survived the attack, was taken to a local hospital in critical condition.

Detectives responding to the scene identified Aguilar as a suspect in the stabbing.

On Nov. 4, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office filed charges of attempted murder and child abuse against Aguilar.

A $2,395,000 arrest warrant was also issued, according to the news release.

Aguilar, who has violated his parole, remains outstanding and should be considered armed and dangerous, the Police Department stated.

He was described as Hispanic, about 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighing 240 pounds with brown eyes and a shaved head.

Anyone with information about Aguilar’s whereabouts was asked to contact Detective R. Hawkins at 562-570-7277.

Those who wish to remain anonymous can call 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).